July News

July 1, 2021

Papers and Awards

  • Howe, Jacob W., Sortwell, Caryl E., Duffy, Megan F., Kemp, Christopher J., Russell, Christopher P., Kubik, Michael, Patel, Pooja, Luk, Kelvin C., El-Agnaf, Omar M.A., Patterson, Joseph R. “Preformed fibrils generated from mouse alpha-synuclein produce more inclusion pathology in rats than fibrils generated from rat alpha-synuclein”  Parkinsonism and Related Disorders  2021 Jun 19;89:41-47. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34218047 DOI: 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2021.06.010
  • Matt Benskey was admitted into the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (MADRC) Junior Investigator Mentoring Program, which includes a $25,000 REC grant along with dementia related curriculum and individual mentoring by MADRC faculty.  This is a two-year program with start/end dates TBD. 
  • MPI: A. Ahmed and B. Arnetz, Co-I: J. Arnetz, S. Counts, M. Lawrence were awarded $20,110 by Spectrum Health Foundation. COVID-19 Induced Neurocognitive Disorders. 05/01/2021 – 04/30/2022.

Welcome New Department Members

  • Molly Vander Werp – Research Technologist – Steece-Collier Lab (Start Date: June 14)